"I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Dee Dee Ramone on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Dee Dee Ramone on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Dee Dee Ramone on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Dee Dee Ramone on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Dee Dee Ramone on Albert Camus
"I like the guitar better these days. I like the bass, too, but it's hard to fit a bass amp in a small car."
"I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol."
"It was sad when Sid Vicious died... I was freaked out when Phil Lynott died from Thin Lizzy. I cried. It was too crazy."